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with associate justice of the supreme court stephen breyer. >> if you are going to decide under law, that means people called judges will make these decisions. in difficult case of interpretation, on the borders. all right. they'll make mistakes sometimes. so you have to decide you're going to support an institution that will do things that are sometimes very unpopular. you have to decide that. i have to decide that. very unpopular. and sometimes the judges will be wrong. and are are you prepared to do that. and what i want to show people in this book is why they might be prepared to do it. and that's, i tell some stories. and i try to explain how these decisions, many of them, current how they look through my eyes. i can't say i have the secret. i can say this is how i approach different areas and try to decide them. and i don't call it politics. and i don't call it just doing the good. and i certainly don't call it deciding everything on the basis of some historical fact though history's relevant. >> rose: justice breyer for the hour next. >> funding for charlie rose was provided
a fairly easy conviction or are there difficulties particularly because stephen hayes, the first of the defendants being tried, there are some questions as to whether his attempted suicide may have made him cognitively incapable of carrying out this trial. >> i hate to ever say a case is a slam-dunk. as a former prosecutor i know that is never the case. in this particular case, i think the evidence is very overwhelming. i've been following it very closely, as much of america is, because it really strikes at one's heart. this is a home invasion. someone invade the sanctity of someone's home. the fact he has been found able to stand trial, competent to stand trial and has been ill, this defendant, during the trial doesn't mean this is not going to end, i think, in a guilty conviction. >> would it be too late for his attorneys to say let's pursue an insanity plea in is it too late for them to change his plea? >> it is. the insanity defense is off the table. however, they did want a plea deal here. they wanted to plead guilty to this horrific series of crimes in return for the prosec
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